Leonard Newitt UK Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 t Name: Leonard Newitt BirthPlace: Wolverhampton Residence: Smethwick Staffs Death Date: 3 Oct 1916 Death Location: Home Enlistment Location: Wolverhampton Rank: Private Regiment: Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment) Battalion: 11th Battalion Number: 73025 Type of Casualty: Died of wounds Theatre of War: Home The entries for Death Location and Theatre of War are both wrong because Leonard.NEWITT was serving in France where he died of wounds in No.6 General Hospital Rouen and is buried at-St Sever Cemetery Rouen. Throughout this book there are several pages proving that he served and died in France. About UK Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-1919 In 1921 His Majesty's Stationery Office published on behalf of and by authority of the War Office two lists of those who died during the Great War. One volume packed with minute typescript gave the basic details of nearly 42000 officer casualties. It required an additional eighty volumes to list all the 'other ranks' who gave their lives. Each of the original volumes represented one or more regiments corps or other units of the British Army. Most were subdivided into battalions or similar groupings. There were often thirty or more of these per volume each in alphabetical order. 59 Page
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